CITY OF MARQUETTE OFFICES CLOSED FOR PRESIDENTS’ DAY

City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair
Avenue; and the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library), will
close at noon on Friday, Feb. 17, and will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of Presidents’
Day. Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this
time.

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STREET CLOSURES FOR FEB. 17 SLED DOG RACES

The following streets will be closed to motor vehicles starting at the following times for the
Annual U.P. 200 & Midnight Run Dog Sled Races to be held Friday, Feb. 17.
Thursday, Feb. 16
10:30 p.m. – Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard
Friday, February 17
7 a.m. – Washington Street from Front Street to Fifth Street
9 a.m. – Fourth Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street
1 p.m. – Lakeshore Boulevard from Mattson Park to Baraga Avenue
5 p.m. – Lakeshore Boulevard from Baraga Avenue to U.S. 41
5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Northbound lane of South Lake Street from U.S. 41 to Hampton Street
5:15 p.m. – Front Street from Baraga Avenue to Bluff Street
5:45 p.m. – Third Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street
The detour route will use Baraga Avenue, Fifth Street and Bluff Street.
Unless otherwise noted, the street closures will remain in effect until 2 a.m. on Saturday, Feb.
18.
Pedestrian access will be allowed all days throughout all the street closure areas.

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STREET CLOSURES FOR FEB. 17 SLED DOG RACES

The following streets will be closed to motor vehicles starting at the following times for the Annual U.P. 200 & Midnight Run Dog Sled Races to be held Friday, Feb. 17.
Thursday, Feb. 16
10:30 p.m. – Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard
Friday, February 17
7 a.m. – Washington Street from Front Street to Fifth Street
9 a.m. – Fourth Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street
1 p.m. – Lakeshore Boulevard from Mattson Park to Baraga Avenue
5 p.m. – Lakeshore Boulevard from Baraga Avenue to U.S. 41
5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Northbound lane of South Lake Street from U.S. 41 to Hampton Street
5:15 p.m. – Front Street from Baraga Avenue to Bluff Street
5:45 p.m. – Third Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street
The detour route will use Baraga Avenue, Fifth Street and Bluff Street.
Unless otherwise noted, the street closures will remain in effect until 2 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18.
Pedestrian access will be allowed all days throughout all the street closure areas.

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ARTS AND CULTURE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING RESCHEDULED

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Feb. 2 was cancelled due to a lack of quorum. The meeting has been rescheduled for Feb. 9. The meeting will take place at 5 p.m. in the Lion’s Room at the Peter White Public Library, located at 217 N. Front St.

Community members are invited to attend and there is an opportunity for public comment. Please call 228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org for more information.

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MARQUETTE CITY MANAGER OFFERS COMMUNITY OFFICE HOURS

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday,
February 8, from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and to give citizens the opportunity for direct dialogue with City staff about interests and concerns.

AARP ELECTRONIC TAX FILING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

The Marquette Senior Center will be hosting AARP Tax Assistance Clinics on Tuesdays and Fridays through April 7. If you need to file State and Federal Income Taxes, as well as the Homestead Property Tax Credit and/or the Home Heating Credit, AARP volunteers will be available (by appointment only) at the Marquette Senior Center. Please call 228-0456 to schedule an appointment.

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21st ANNUAL ARTS AWARDS: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The City of Marquette is welcoming citizens to nominate deserving members of the community to be considered for the 2017 Annual Arts Awards. These awards are offered to recognize and thank citizens who have demonstrated artistic excellence and/or have made significant contributions to awareness of arts in our community.

Nominations for the 21st Annual Art Awards are being accepted for the following categories: Arts Volunteer, Arts Activist, Arts Educator, Youth Award, Visual Artist, Performing Artist, Special Recognition, Community Arts Impact, Art Business Honor Roll, and Writer.

Nomination forms and criteria may be picked-up at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front Street, downloaded online at https://goo.gl/xMzuO5. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, March 17.

The Award recipients will be honored at a public ceremony in May. Please note that nominations for non-residents are welcome as long as the nominee has made contributions to the City of Marquette. A complete list of past award winners can be found at https://goo.gl/IhK6wU.

For more information, contact the MACC at arts-culture@mqtcty.org or by calling 906-228-0472.

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FEBRUARY SILVER SNOWSHOE EVENTS SCHEDULED

The Marquette Senior Center has scheduled several snowshoe events as part of their Silver Snowshoes in February. Area seniors are welcome to attend. Each event will last approximately 60-90 minutes. Beginners are always welcome.
Wednesday, Feb. 8 NEGAUNEE CAVINGGROUNDS 1 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 12 EBEN ICE CAVES 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 15 VELMETTI RESERVE 1 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 19 MAPLE LANE (Skandia) 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 22 ANDERSON LAKE (Gwinn) 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 1 COLLINSVILLE 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 5 LAKENENLAND 1 p.m.
To join the Silver Snowshoe outings or for more information and registration, call the Senior Center at 228-0456.

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The City of Marquette is accepting applications for seasonal employment for Facilities & Maintenance Laborers. This position requires considerable physical effort. Includes general maintenance of City parks and other City properties, i.e. turf maintenance and refuse collection, preparation of athletic fields and cleaning restrooms. The entry rate of pay is $10.26 per hour. Must be able to to work weekends. ... See MoreSee Less

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The 2019 spring yard waste and brush collection has been scheduled. Brush pickup will be on May 6-10 and leaf pickup will be on May 13-24.

Please see the attached images for more information or visit: www.marquettemi.gov/departments/public-works/garbage-recycling-compost-rubbish/
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Effective immediately, the City of Marquette is discontinuing the let run status for ALL City of Marquette residents. Please shut off your running water immediately. The Water Department will attempt phone contact to all residents affected. ... See MoreSee Less

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City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Avenue; the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library); and the Municipal Service Center, 1100 Wright Street, will be closed on Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday.

Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
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The City of Marquette Household Rubbish Drop-off Site at 1415 Pioneer Rd. will open on April 22 for the season.

The site will be open Mondays 3-7 p.m., Wednesdays 3-7 p.m.and the second Saturday of each month 1-4 p.m. for the season. Additionally, the site will be open from 3-7 p.m. on April 22-25, 29, 30 and May 1-2 to provide Spring Cleaning assistance.

The site will close once dumpsters are at capacity, no exceptions.

The Compost Drop-off Site will open on May 4 and will be open on Tuesdays from 3-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. for the season.

For more details, please see the attached flyer or visit: www.marquettemi.gov/departments/public-works/garbage-recycling-compost-rubbish/
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Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465

 

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